Nat Lofthouse memorabilia; including Goals Galore 1954, signed by Lofthouse on the frontispiece; Lion of Vienna 45rpm record in original sleeve, 1988; a 1989 Testimonial Programme; & other items.
Ely Culbertson Contract Bridge Championship of 1933: Britain v America, News Chronicle, original printed cloth, a little faded, o/w VG; 390pp + adverts
Tommy Docherty Manchester United: The Quest for Glory 1966-1991, signed on the half-title by 14 former players; and Alex Ferguson Just Champion!, 1993, signed by the author. (2)
Hibernians F.C. (Malta) v Manchester United European Cup Official Match Programme 27th Sept. 1967; and Manchester United Australian Tour 1967 Souvenir Programme. (2)
The Story of the F.A.Cup softback annuals for 1948 and 1950, 10 x 7.5", 20pp or 24pp, the 1948 issue with rusted staples, 1950 issue with corner creasing to front cover. (2)
European Cup Final Programmes for 1968, 1976, 1978 and 1982; and Manchester Utd v Estudiantes 1968 Super Cup second leg. (5)
Rugby League Cup Final Programmes for 1951 (rusted staples), 1958, and 1959 (inked score on front cover). (3)
Tom Finney Finney on Football, 1958, 1st Edition in poor d/w, signed by Finney at foot of frontispiece; The History of the Football Association 1863-1953, Naldrett Press, in edgeworn & chipped d/w, 690pp + 98 photo plates; and another. (3)
Alfred Gibson & William Pickford Association Football and the Men Who Made It, Caxton , four volume set, original pictorial cloth with some loss of the white print on the spine of two of the volumes o/w VG; ownership inscription of 1906 to front endpaper of Vol. 2; fine internally with all plates present. (4)
Freddie Mills Twenty Years, 1950, 3rd Impression, signed & inscribed by the author on frontispiece and title page. Some wear to top & foot of spine o/w VG. 212pp + 29pp of plates
R.G. Allanson-Winn Boxing, George Bell, 1890, 2nd Edition, original pictorial cloth, VG; half-tone plates in text. 91pp + adverts
Manchester United Football Club Revenue Account Season 1947-1948 and Balance Sheet, Manchester 1948, fold-out 4pp report, scarce
Montague Shearman and others Football, Longmans, 1904, Badminton Library edition, half-leather gilt, light wear to spine o/w VG; fine interior with many half-tone illustrations including 19 plates. xii+387pp+adverts
E. Lyttelton Cricket, 1894, A.F. Jenkin Gymnastics, 1896, and C.W. Alcock Football.The Association Game, 1895; all published by George Bell and bound together in a full leather prize binding; together with Montague Shearman Athletics and Football, Longmans, 1887, half-leather. (2)
Duncan Edwards Tackle Soccer This Way, Stanley Paul, 1958, First Edition, fine, without inscriptions, in a repaired d/w which has a 2cm piece missing from foot of the spine.
Ernesto Escobar Bavio Alumni: Cuna de Campeones v Escuela de Hidalguia, Editorial Difusion, Buenos Aires, , quarto, pictorial boards, worn, text and plates browned due to paper quality. 332pp + advert leaf
Bernard Darwin The Golf Courses of the British Isles, Cassell, 1910, First Edition, illustrated by Harry Rountree, original gilt cloth, spine slightly rolled o/w VG, front inner hinge frayed, light spotting to text throughout but the 64 tissue-guarded plates fine; plus A History of Golf in Britain,Cassell 1952, and Morrison A New Way to Better Golf, 1932, 4th Edn. (3)
C.W. Alcock and Rowland Hill Famous Footballers.1895-1896, Hudson & Kearns , folio, rebound in modern cloth incorporating original gilt front & rear panels; 1896 ownership signature & small handstamp to title page; 224pp of photo-plates of Rugby and Association Football players and teams plus index, one plate slightly scratched, last few pages with small tear in lower margin.
Famous Association Footballers 1895, Yore Publications, 1997 reprint; large format h/b, gilt cloth, fine; 108pp of photo-plates.One of 250 printed.
W.A. Morgan The "House" on Sport, by members of the London Stock Exchange, Gale & Polden, 1898, tall octavo, original decorated cloth, VG; frontispiece heavily foxed o/w VF internally. 470pp + 20pp of adverts